Postgraduate Qualifying Program (Business)

Course Code

13015

Version

2

Faculty

Faculty of Law, Business and Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Successful completion of 12 credit points of relevant equivalent undergraduate Australian business degree as determined by the Faculty PVC.

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Postgraduate degrees.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU). Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.

Additional selection requirements

Entry is available to international students only.

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Concurrent enrolment with postgraduate level subjects is not permitted.

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Postgraduate degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)

Course Structure

Core Subjects

BU1004:03 Management, People and Organisations

or

BU1005:03 Personal and Professional Skills in Business

BU2008:03 Leadership and Strategic Thinking

or

BU2010:03 Business Research Methods

Plus

6 credit points of level 3 subjects (without prerequisites) offered by the School of Business and approved by the Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor.

Campus

Course available at

Notes

Brisbane

 

Cairns

 

Singapore

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 months full-time

Maximum time to complete

0.5 years

Maximum leave of absence

Nil

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation Requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not applicable

Maximum allowed

Nil

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Students on this course do not receive a testamur

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable – Candidates completing this program may not use subjects successfully completed within the program for advanced standing towards a subsequent postgraduate course.

If this course is successfully completed, it may qualify a candidate for entry into a Postgraduate (Award) Coursework Program in the Faculty of Law, Business and Creative Arts as follows:

  • Master of Business Administration

  • Master of Economics

  • Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management

  • Master of Professional Accounting

  • Master of Tourism

  • Other postgraduate courses as approved by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor